Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

My take on Dialogue is a little more literal, if that is okay. Before our trip to Venice last year, I practiced enough words in Italian that I was able to enter this gorgeous Venetian shop, speak with the lady in the photo, and buy these earrings made from Murano glass. She spotted me as […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move

More photos from our trip to Italy. Coming from a place where there is no ocean, I was fascinated by all the water and how people got around without rubber tires on asphalt. Spotted on the move in the Venetian lagoon: One of many yachts docked near Piazza San Marco. An Italian fisherman takes no […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

I’m digging into the vacation photo basket again, just because I was so taken with the charm of Venice and other coastal cities on the Adriatic that we visited. The top photo is a street scene from inside the old walled city of Kotor in Montenegro.  The bottom photo is the only way to see […]

Come With Me to Venice

I finally finished sorting and labeling over 800 photos from our trip and posting them to Photobucket. Not to worry, most of them didn’t make the cut. Here is the link, if you would like to check it out. http://s1209.photobucket.com/user/seramed/library/Venice%202013 Next in line is trying to recreate some of the wonderful food we ate. First […]

Day Two: Venice

Today was a walking day. Hotel shuttle to San Marco, then we left the canal behind and followed two short walking tours suggested by Rick Steves in his book “Rick Steves Walk – Three Walks in Venice.” I would recommend his books to any traveler going anywhere. They are insanely practical and give excellent advice […]